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Teapot

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Teapot. Agate ware, blue, brown and light green mottle. In the form of two shells. Animal spout and serpent handle. Silver cover (later).

Provenance

Lent by Charles A. King, Feb. 11, 1913; Gift of Mrs. Charles A. King to the MFA in 1939 (Accession Date: February 9, 1939)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles A. King

English (Staffordshire), about 1740

Object Place

England

Dimensions

13.2 x 17.5 x 8.4 cm (5 3/16 x 6 7/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.299

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware (creamware or agateware) and silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware